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Taxon: Prunus tenella Batsch

Genus: Prunus subgenus: Amygdalus
Family: Rosaceae subfamily: Amygdaloideae tribe: Amygdaleae.
Nomen number: 30132
Place of publication: Beytr. Entw. Gewachsreich 29. 1801
Name verified on: 23-May-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 23-May-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV).
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System.


Common names:

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Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Eur Gard F; Zander ed14)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of almond   (based on hybrids with Prunus dulcis fide J Amer Soc Hort Sci 132:672. 2007 (see also Euphytica 156:335, 337. 2007))
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of peach   (based on hybrids with Prunus persica fide Temp Fruit Cr Breed 267. 2008)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Western Siberia [s.]
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan [n. & e.]
    China: China - Xinjiang [n.]
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Austria [e.]; Czech Republic; Hungary; Slovakia
    East Europe: Moldova; Russian Federation - European part [s.]; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Bulgaria; Croatia; Macedonia; Romania; Serbia

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Browicz, K. & D. Zohary. 1996. The genus Amygdalus L. (Rosaceae): species relationships, distribution and evolution under domestication. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 43:242. [= Amygdalus nana L.].
  • Chin, S.-W. et al. 2014. Diversification of almonds, peaches, plums and cherries - Molecular systematics and biogeographic history of Prunus (Rosaceae). Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 76:34–48. [it used USDA accession "DPRU 2225.11" recognized as a member of subg. Prunus].
  • Czerepanov, S. K. 1995. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR). [= Amygdalus nana].
  • Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage.
  • Englert, J. M. et al. 1999–. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage.
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  • Gradziel, T. M. 2009. Almond (Prunus dulcis) breeding. 1–31 In: Jain, S. M. & P.M. Priyadarshan, eds., Breeding plantation tree crops: temperate species. 1–31. [cites Prunus nana as a member of section Chameamygdalus].
  • Hancock, J. F. et al. 2008. Chapter 9. Peaches. 265–298 In: Hancock, J. F., ed., Temperate fruit crop breeding: germplasm to genomics. 265–298. [this review cited Prunus tenella among those species "that have been hybridized with P. persica"].
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Kester, D. E. et al. 1991. Almonds (Prunus). Acta Hort. 290:701–760. [this review cited Prunus nana as a species introduced as an ornamental in Europe].
  • Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976).
  • Lee, S. & J. Wen. 2001. A phylogenetic analysis of Prunus and the Amygdaloideae (Rosaceae) using ITS sequences of nuclear ribosomal DNA. Amer. J. Bot. 88:150–160.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition). [= Amygdalus nana L.].
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Check other web resources for Prunus tenella Batsch:

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Prunus tenella cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?30132 (21 October 2014)

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